Category Archives: Employment

The Lynch Law Group Continues to Expand Practice Areas

Nov
01
2017

Frank C. Botta Joins The Lynch Law Group to Launch Transportation Practice and Expand Labor and Employment Group

Frank C. Botta, Esq.

Frank C. Botta, Esq.

The Lynch Law Group is pleased to welcome attorney Frank C. Botta, a transportation industry veteran, who joins …

Posted in Transportation, Legal Watch, Employment, Press Releases

Government Rule on Employee Overtime Pay on Hold

Nov
30
2016

The News

On November 22nd, a federal judge in Texas halted the implementation of a new government rule on employees eligible to receive overtime pay. 

The Backstory

Under federal law, employers must pay certain workers overtime pay (i.e., “time-and-a-half”) if

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Employment

Confidentiality Agreements Can Protect Sensitive Business Information

Nov
12
2015

shutterstock_96276791 (800x533)All businesses have sensitive business information that, if misused, can be damaging. Customer pricing, supplier lists, supplier pricing, profit and loss information, internal procedures and compensation information are just a few examples. And most businesses have employees, independent contractors, or …

Posted in Legal Watch, Employment

6 Things Pennsylvania Employers Need to Know Before Implementing Workplace Drug Testing

Apr
20
2015

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Have you adopted a Drug and Alcohol Policy? 

Drug testing programs work best when implemented based on a clear, written policy that is shared with all employees, along with employee education about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse, supervisor …

Posted in Legal Watch, Employment

Pros and Cons of Criminal Background Checks

Feb
23
2015

shutterstock_69479671Many companies have made criminal background checks a standard part of their hiring process, but are they worthwhile for the average small business?  Employers in certain sectors, such as child care, are required to screen applicants for specific crimes.  Other …

Posted in Legal Watch, Employment

Have You Read Your Employee Handbook Lately?

Nov
21
2014

shutterstock_143828725Most companies with more than a few employees have an employee handbook, which, in an ideal world, provides a positive representation of the business and its culture and clearly spells out the company’s policies and procedures on all major issues …

Posted in Legal Watch, Employment

OSHA’S Multiemployer Citation Policy

Mar
04
2014

How the Issuance of an OSHA Citation Can Affect Your Liability Position in a Third Party  Personal Injury Suit 

by:  William J. Wyrick, Esq. and Michael P. Oliverio, Esq.

Many of our clients are required to perform their business operations …

Posted in Legal Watch, Employment